Tuesday, 27 September, 2022

PM to watch final version of film on Bangabandhu before its formal release

The movie will be released later this year, says Indian official

The final version of the highly-anticipated film ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’ will be shown to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina before it gets released formally later this year, says India, reports UNB.

“I think Shyam Benegal and his team have almost completed the film’s shooting, editing and the computer graphics,” said Arindam Bagchi, official spokesperson at the Indian Ministry of External Affairs.

While briefing reporters in New Delhi on Tuesday night, Bagchi said they are hopefully looking at a date towards the end of the year. “We’ll let you know once we have a fix on that.”

The trailer of the joint venture of Bangladesh-India directed by veteran Indian director Shyam Benegal premiered at Cannes Film Festival on May 19.

The trailer of ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation,” the biopic about the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is available on the official YouTube channel of NFDC India.

The film is an India-Bangladesh co-production on the life of Bangabandhu under audio visual co-production agreement between the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, India and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Bangladesh.

It is co-produced by National Film Development Corporation and Bangladesh Film Development Corporation.

Arifin Shuvoo has played the role of  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the movie. The other cast of the movie includes Nusrat Imrose Tisha as Sheikh Fazilatunnessa Mujib, Nusraat Faria Mazhar as Sheikh Hasina, Riaz Ahmed as Tajuddin Ahmed and Elina Shammi as Begum Khaleda Zia.